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Upgrade hp-ux 11.0 to 11.1 or 11.2 with Oracle 9i

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We have an HP3000 and running HP-UX 11.0 and Oracle 9i
We need to upgrade HP-UX 11.1 or 2 for iSCSI support.
Do we also need to upgrade oracle?
Note*** we have no support from HP or Oracle
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Be very carefull about Oracle. You didn't specify what exact version you have 9.0.1 or 9.0.2, what patches you implemented. Patches you have on HP-UX are even more important. If it is Oracle 9.0.1 read this:

http://download.oracle.com/docs/html/A90357_05/toc.htm

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From HP-UX 11.0, you have to upgrade to 11i v1 (AKA 11.11) before upgrading to 11i v2 (AKA 11.23)
See the guides at http://docs.hp.com/en/oshpux11i.html#Installing%20and%20Updating - Select the appropriate one for your media set.

You will also need to install the 3 recommended patch bundles, downloadable from the ITRC; They will almost certainly include the recommended patches for Oracle 9i

Note that you'll probably need to resize your OS filesystems for the upgrade; This can be done by making an Ignite tape and then booting from the tape to "reinstall" HP-UX (retaining all your existing setup) and resize the filesystems at the same time. It's not as scary as it sounds, honest!
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